Maggie Nelson

Maggie Nelson

Born: January 1, 1973

Nationality: United States of America

Occupation: writer,poet,faculty member

Biography: Maggie Nelson (born 1973) is an American writer. She is generally described as a genre-busting writer defying classification, working in autobiography, art criticism, theory, scholarship, and poetry. Her honors include the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism, a MacArthur Fellowship, a Creative Capital Literature Fellowship, a NEA Fellowship in Poetry, a Guggenheim Fellowship in Nonfiction, and an Andy Warhol Foundation/Creative Capital Arts Writers Grant.